Manor Park Updates

Update 19/10/21

Open Days

We are pleased to confirm Open Days running at Atherton Leisure Centre, East Ham Leisure Centre and Newham Leisure Centre from Wednesday 3rd November 2021 until Sunday 28th November 2021 at the following times:

Atherton Leisure Centre

Wednesdays - 7.30pm 

Saturdays - 11am & 2pm 

Sundays - 11am & 2pm

East Ham Leisure Centre

Wednesdays - 8pm 

Saturdays - 11am & 5pm 

Sundays - 11am & 5pm

Newham Leisure Centre

Wednesdays - 7.30pm 

Saturdays - 10am & 2pm 

Sundays - 10am & 2pm

Tours will be 10-15 minutes, and you must book your slot at Manor Park Fitness Centre at least 24-hours beforehand. Tours are limited to 10 people, and only those signed up will be permitted to attend.

Your membership

You can access all other activeNewham centres when Manor Park closes.

You will not have to take any action regarding your membership; it will automatically transfer to other centres.

Your pricing won't change, and you will continue to be charged your current price until 31st March 2022

If you do not want your membership to transfer, you MUST inform us by no later than 15th November by emailing memberships@activenewham.org.uk. 

Update - 2/9/21

We wanted to take this time to bring you the latest news regarding Manor Park Fitness Centre. 

As you will be aware, Manor Park Fitness Centre will be closing to make way for a new development. Newham Council is working with architects Haworth Tompkins to develop a set of proposals to redevelop the site at Greenhill Centre. The redevelopment will provide around 80 new affordable homes, as well a new gym and an improved public realm such as landscaped garden.

We can now confirm that the final closing date of Manor Park Fitness Centre will be Tuesday 30th November 2021.

Whilst customers are able to use other centres whilst Manor Park Fitness Centre, there will be no change to your membership price until at least 31st March 2022.

We will be in touch over the coming weeks with information regarding 'Open Sessions' to enable you to try out the facilities at other activeNewham centres; Atherton Leisure Centre, East Ham Leisure Centre and Newham Leisure Centre.

FAQS

1. Is the existing gym definitely closing? 
Yes, the gym will be closing as part of the Greenhill development on 30th November 2021. The outline timescales can be found at the London Borough of Newham’s website .

2. Will London Borough of Newham be looking to replace the gym with a temporary / local provision until the new permanent gym opens? 
This is currently under discussion, but nothing has yet been confirmed.

3. Will I get a pro rota refund on any annual membership with term left to run? 
No. Your annual membership can be used at other centres after Manor Park closes.

4. Will my current membership price be guaranteed at the point of the new gym opening? 
No, unfortunately, we cannot guarantee this at the current time.

5. What will the new gym be like? What equipment and will it include GEX classes? 
We don’t have any details on the new offering at this stage, further details will be made available when confirmed.

6. Will the new gym have car parking access ? 
We don’t have any details on the new offering at this stage.

7. Will the new gym open 24 hours / 7 days a week?
Opening hours will be confirmed prior to opening the new gym.

8. How / where can I find out more information about the new housing development & gym?
Project: Greenhill (newhamco-create.co.uk)   

9. Can I stay on freeze until centre re-opens, if so is the freeze for free? 
Unfortunately, this isn’t possible due to the exact time period between then-current gym closing and the new gym opening is unknown at the current time. We hope to be able to provide in September 2021 .

10. If I cancel can I come back to the same price I had before manor park closed as the other gyms are far from me?
Unfortunately, this isn’t possible due to the exact time period between then-current gym closing and the new gym opening is unknown at the current time. We hope to be able to provide more information later this year.

11. Will I continue paying founders member price if I use another gym?
Yes, the foundation membership price is guaranteed until at least the 31st March 2022

12. Will I be able to visit other centres before Manor Park closes?
Yes, we are running tours from 3rd November until 28th November on the following days:

Atherton Leisure Centre

Wednesdays - 7.30pm 

Saturdays - 11am & 2pm 

Sundays - 11am & 2pm

East Ham Leisure Centre

Wednesdays - 8pm 

Saturdays - 11am & 5pm 

Sundays - 11am & 5pm

Newham Leisure Centre

Wednesdays - 7.30pm 

Saturdays - 10am & 2pm 

Sundays - 10am & 2pm

13. Do I need to do anything to transfer my membership to another centre?
No, once Manor Park has closed, your membership will automatically transfer to other centres.
14. Can I use any centre after Manor Park closes?
Yes, you will have access to all other activeNewham centres
15. What do I need to do if I don't wish to transfer my membership to another centre?
If you wish to cancel your membership, you will need to tell us by 15th November 2021 by emailing memberships@activenewham.org.uk

Update - 28.04.21

We want to update our members regarding the temporary closure of Manor Park Fitness Centre from September.

Newham Council is working with architects Haworth Tompkins to develop a set of proposals to redevelop the site at Greenhill Centre.

The redevelopment will provide around 80 new affordable homes, as well a new gym and an improved public realm such as landscaped garden

What does that mean for members of Manor Park Fitness Centre?

The proposed new development will be allocated for affordable family and wheel chair accessible housing. In addition to housing, the proposal includes a brand new gym for the area. 

For a period, whilst the new site is being built, members of Manor Park Fitness Centre will be able to use other activeNewham facilities within the borough - Atherton Leisure Centre, East Ham Leisure Centre & Newham Leisure Centre.

What is the timetable for the works?

It is envisaged that the fitness centre will close from the end of November for a period of approximately three years.

Will I have access to other activeNewham facilities?

Absolutely. Whilst works are taking place on the build of the new gym, members of the fitness centre will be able to use any of the other activeNewham sites across the borough.

These include:  Atherton Leisure Centre, East Ham Leisure Centre and Newham Leisure Centre .

The closest facilities to Manor Park Fitness Centre are East Ham and Atherton Leisure Centres. Members are, however, welcome to use any of the facilities above.

What happens to my monthly membership fee during this time?

There are several options available to you in relation to your transferring your membership. Please contact our customer service team centre directly on  memberships@activenewham.org.uk  to discuss the most suitable option for you. 

Where can I find out more information?

We will keep all our members updated as proposals for the new site develop.

In the meantime, if you have any questions or concerns please email  memberships@activenewham.org.uk

 Thank you.

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